San Gorgonio via South Fork Trail – San Bernardino National Forest

The miles you spend outside, only matter if you take it in and enjoy it *Originally hiked: May 8-9, 2021 Well we needed another hard backpacking trip under our belts for training for the John Muir Trail and what better than to do San Gorgonio the tallest peak in Southern California. I believe the weekendContinue reading “San Gorgonio via South Fork Trail – San Bernardino National Forest”

10,000 Feet Peaks in Southern California

— New Challenge — I’ve always been trying to figure out a good challenge to take on. I have a ton of training above 10,000 feet I need to do because I have two major hikes this year including two peaks above 14,000 feet. So, I’ve been trying to think what would be cool trainingContinue reading “10,000 Feet Peaks in Southern California”

Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flats – Angeles National Forest

Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 15.2 Type: Out and back Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation gain: 4200 feet Recommended: lots of water, start early To get to the trailhead: From Los Angeles go East on 210. Exit on Santa Anita Rd. and head north by making a left onto Santa Anita Road. Drive north to the Chantry FlatContinue reading “Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flats – Angeles National Forest”

Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge Accepted

I’ve needed to be challenged for a while and well I decided to join and do the 2016 Six-Pack Peak Challenge. I first came upon this challenge when I was looking into the possibility of doing the John Muir Trail or the High Sierra Trail before I got a full time job. Unfortunately I haveContinue reading “Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge Accepted”